International Contacts

  • Nepal: Prof Dinesh Chapagain; Professor Lekhnath S Pathak (University of Kathmandu and QUEST Nepal); Himal Gautam (Chairman - SQC GlobalNet Nepal)
  • Turkey: Professor Hayal Koksal (ICT Seagulls)
  • Brazil: Professor Michele Beloto
  • Italy: Professor Francesco Marcaletti
  • Mauritius: UNESCO Fellow Priya Darshini Baligadoo


  • Lack of major student participation inside the classroom
  • Students having difficulties to overcome shyness and fears (e.g. of oral presentations)
  • Lack of better communication between lecturers, staff and students
  • Lack of major integration between students of different ethnicities (ethnical groups very visible)
  • Excessive amount of material posted online by some lecturers as opposed to lack of material by others
  • Some material used to teach students in need of revision
  • Lack of major cooperation and communication between academics in their own department, which can result in misleading information
  • Lack of major cooperation and communication amongst students outside workgroups
  • Low use of Blackboard tools


  • A Perspective from a Students’ Quality Circle (Nahai, Osterberg and Ennals, 2011)
  • A Tale of Two Sub-Continents: Trip Report on Nepal and Denmark (Ennals, 2010)
  • Creating Collaborative Advantage: Action Research (Ennals, 2010)
  • Creating Collaborative Advantage: Students Quality Circles (Ennals, 2010)
  • Quality Circle for Life: A Quest for Possibility (Pathak)
  • Training of Facilitators for Civic Action Teams (NPCC)

Success is to be measured

  • By the growing number of SQC groups inside the university
  • By the creation of staff quality circle within the university
  • By the growing interest in SQC by universities from other countries (e.g. Brazil and Italy)
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